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Great Istanbul Photo Experience for Solo Traveller
, Sep 2019
Kerem was super kind and accommodating. I just arrived at the city and he met me at my hotel on time and we walked to metro. He customized the experience based upon my interest in history, architecture and hidden gems. As a professional photographer born in Istanbul - I could not have asked for a better guide. Lots of walking wear comfy shoes!
Capture incredible Istanbul on this private photographer tour: great for budding photographers or those wishing to brush up on their skills. Photograph sensational spots around the city, with the assistance of a documentary photographer working in the area for over 13 years. Wonder down Istiklal Street, enticing side streets and the vibrant area of Kadikoy. See incredible views from Uskudar Pier, Princes’ Islands and more: capturing moments as you go with the assistance of your guide.
Dive headfirst into Istanbul’s modern art scene on this 3.5-hour walking tour. Learn about Turkey’s rich art history as you follow your enthusiastic guide around the districts of Tophane and Karaköy, stopping to browse a selection of the city’s most interesting contemporary art galleries, including SALT Galata. Finally, learn about popular Turkish artists like Abidin Dino and Ara Güler, and view cutting-edge temporary exhibitions at the Istanbul Modern Art Museum. This small-group tour is limited to 15 for a personalized experience and includes hotel pickup.
we will conduct the photo shoot in iconic places such as Taksim, Gulhane Parc... these places reflect the beauty of Istanbul and resume its famous architecture. I really love these places since the combo of nature and city grants a magnificent background for photos. considering that I live in Istanbul for more than a year now, you can discover with me spots known only by the locals and we can make more unique shots there.
A fun night including dinner specially designed for presenting Turkish culture. There can’t be a better way of ending the day than witnessing Istanbul’s exciting nightlife. After you have been served a delicious three-course-meal, be prepared to be entertained by the city’s best belly and folk dancers on stage as they perform colorful memorable dances. You will also have a chance to watch the Harem Show, it is during this show that you’ll appreciate how different life is in the Harem.
Welcome with Mehter
Turkish Gypsy Dance
Belly Dancer Group Show
Turkish Folk Dance
Professional DJ Performance
Develop your street photography skills on this half-day, private workshop tour, which caters to advanced photographers. Discover a mix of iconic and lesser-known Istanbul attractions as you wander hidden backstreets, bustling landmarks, and along the banks of the Bosphorus as you set out in search of the perfect city portrait.
This is a customised tour of the most popular and most local places of the Istanbul art scene. As someone who knows the art scene really well, I will take you to the best galleries and most interesting shows that are on display at that time. As I take you to the art places according to your interests, I will guide you through the artworks. If you're interested in contemporary art, you will absolutely love this tour!
The ancient Roman world really comes alive at Ephesus, you will be soaked in the history but final will be out of the ordinary; a mini Belly Dance show after the tour! Why not seeing a real Turkish delight, as you've come this far to Turkey?
Whether you’ve just had a long day of sightseeing or you’ve just been sunbathing on the beach, this late night showcase of Turkish dance is a great way to get out of the sun and end the day – or, maybe, start your night. Enjoy a three course dinner of traditional local cuisine as dancers on stage perform traditional Turkish dances. Watch Anatolian folk dancers perform colorful dances of their region and marvel at the dexterity and flexibility of Turkish belly dancing.
After breakfast at your hotel we’ll pick you up for a visit to a
pottery museum for inspiration. After admiring beautiful pieces at the museum
we’ll head to a atelier for a pottery class where you’ll learn how to throw a potter's wheel and how to
create pottery. You’ll be able to ask your teacher to cook your piece of art at
their owen and send to your home address when it’s done if you like.
An enjoyable evening's entertainment in a cave restaurant
Turkish folk dancers in colourful, traditional costume
Soft and local alcoholic drinks served
Transport to and from the venue
Watching a belly dancer perform her seductive moves
Make it a night to remember as Bosphorus Tour team invites to do drink, dine and dance. From beautifully lit Bosphorus on the background to stunning decorations on the boat and from jaw-dropping acts to a tasty meal and fireworks, you'll find it all here.
MENU & DRINKS
Starter – Assorted Nuts , Crudites, Cheese cubes, Green Olives, Cherry Tomatoes , Chips.
Cold Starter - Hors d'oeuvres
Hot Starter – Potato croquettes, Chicken croquettes
Main Course ENTREE ( Main Dish with 3 options)
- Grilled Fish served with arugula, onion and lemon,
- Grilled Chicken Steak served with rice, vegetable garnitures,and potatoes
- Grilled Meat Ball with served with rice, vegetable garnitures,and potatoes
Dessert - Mixed Turkish Desserts
Turkish Gypsy Dance
Belly Dancer Group Show
Turkish Folk Dance
Professional DJ Performance
This is a personally tailored shopping tour based on your requirements. No two tours are the same. We'll enjoy a tea or coffe to start and work out our itinerary. This is a very flexible tour made to your specific requirements and the types of special pieces you're interested in buying.
There is no obligation to buy at any stage during the tour.
Experience sultan life for a day at the most visited museum in Turkey. With this guided tour you will get Topkapi palace tour, home of ottoman empires for over half a century. During the tour, the English speaking guide will leads and help you gaining insight about conquest of Constantinople, seeing the treasury to the apartments, bathhouses, and armory. Not only history, you will also be able to witness the magnificence of the first courtyard as well as the imperial gate. After that, you will be lead to second courtyard which is another historical spot where Sultan Selim III held ceremonial assemblies and conducted important state affairs. This tour surely is a must tour if you want to be amazed with the shining bling in imperial hall and royal chamber.
Turkish and Islamic Art Museum is a place where you can learn Islamic history and culture in fun way. The professional English speaking guide will bring you to walk around and see some of great arts and treasures in the museum such as rare carpets, Iranian treasures, calligraphy and many more. These historical artifacts and items was moved to the somewhat more glamorous İbrahim Pasha Palace, next to the Blue Mosque after previously was well kept in the soup kithcen of the Süleymaniye Mosque complex. In the museum you will be able to see magnificent collection of hand-written calligraphy, and get up close to imperial edicts, ancient Qur'ans, and other written works that won't stop making you amazed. This museum tour is a must especially you who are in area near blue mosque.
Your guide will be waiting to meet you at the port. After you’ve been welcomed your guide will take you to Topkapi Palace which has been the official residence of Ottoman Sultans and the center of the state administration. Topkapi Palace is a museum since 1924 and exhibiting sacred Islamic relics,kitchen, Chinese Porcelain, weapons, calligraphy section, Harem and imperial treasury; one of the most important piece is Spoonmaker’s Diamond which is 7th biggest diamond in the world.
After Topkapi Palace your next stop is Blue Mosque which is facing Hagia Sophia. Blue Mosque is famous with its blue Iznik Tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet.
Next stop is Hippodrome, the center of sportive events ( chariot races, athletics) and political activities of the old city. Serpentine Column, Obelisk of Theodosius and German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating the Hippodrome.
Your last stop is Grand Bazaar,
Anatolian peninsula with Cappadocia in the centre of it played an important role as a bridge of civilisations through out the centuries. Mankinds facination towards the esthetics reflected to the colors, designs and technics of our arts and crafts.
With this itinerary you will have the perpective of the Capadocians way of displaying beauty.
Set sail along the Bosphorus, the meeting point of Europe and Asia, on this evening cruise. Experience Istanbul at its most atmospheric as you cruise past the illuminated city skyline and admire landmarks including Dolmabahce Palace, the Bosphorus Bridge, and the Maiden's Tower. While on-board, tuck into a 3-course dinner and enjoy a variety of entertainment including whirling dervishes, belly dancing, and DJs.
-Magnificent views of Istanbul’s illuminated landmarks from the water
-Delicious 3-course dinner with unlimited soft drinks
-Live on-board entertainment inc. belly dancing and Whirling Dervishes
-Hassle-free hotel transfers: avoid navigating the city after dark
We designed Istanbul Photography tour to give photography enthusiasts an adventurous walk around Istanbul's historical and touristic neighborhoods, off-the-beaten path locations, exotic bazaars, imperial mosques and panoramic spots and local life. Istanbul Photography Tour does not have a fixed route. This tour shapes according to your interests. Our professional tour guide, who will be leading this tour, will make frequent suggestions to give you the opportunity to craft your own tour - while actually taking the tour!
Lose yourself in the vibrant sights, scents and sounds of Istanbul’s legendary bazaars on this 4-hour small-group shopping tour. Marvel over the eye-popping colors of the spices and sweets at the exotic Egyptian Bazaar then browse the staggering 4,000 stalls of the Grand Bazaar, stopping to enjoy demonstrations of traditional crafts, like carpet-making, calligraphy and ceramics. With numbers limited to 15, you’ll enjoy personal attention from your guide, who can help you seek out the perfect souvenir and hone your haggling skills so you can shop like a local.